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More details - Afternoon Tea every Friday at Swithens Farm Shop
Join us on a Friday afternoon between 2pm & 4pm starting in may, for Afternoon Tea. term time only. We will be serving a selection of individual sandwiches, sausage rolls, pork pies, Quiche, buns & Scones with jam & cream. Plus a pot of tea or coffee. vegetarian options are available.
Swithens Farm, Swithens Lane Rothwell
Today, Fri 7 Jun, Fri 14 Jun, Fri 21 Jun, Fri 28 Jun, Fri 5 Jul

More details - “Gather them in”: the Musical Treasures of W.T. Freemantle
Discover the hidden story of W.T. Freemantle and his marvellous music collections. How did a church organist from Sheffield amass the largest private collection of Mendelssohn material in Europe? "Gather Them In" tells the undiscovered story of a passionate collector and the musical masters he admired.
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds
Today, Sat 25 May, Wed 29 May to Sat 1 Jun, Mon 3 Jun to Sat 8 Jun, Mon 10 Jun to Sat 15 Jun, Mon 17 Jun to Sat 22 Jun, Mon 24 Jun to Sat 29 Jun, Mon 1 Jul to Sat 6 Jul, Mon 8 Jul

More details - Continental Circus Berlin
We are offering a 2 for 1 deal, any seat any day. Call the box office in advance 07494774008 and quote ‘BERLIN241’ to receive the deal. From the producers of the some of the world’s finest Circuses comes a brand new show specially created for a exclusive UK tour.
Savile Park
Today to Mon 27 May

More details - Patternarium
Explore colourful and crazy light patterns in this immersive exhibition, created by the talented team at IOU Theatre. ’Patternarium’ is a latest ’hands on’ exhibition located in the Spark Gallery of Eureka!
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum Discovery Road Halifax
Today to Fri 31 May

More details - Paulos Circus 2019 Rockets Tour! From ITV1's ''The Circus'
2019 We have arrived !! 2019 #RocketsTour .....With some old & some new, familiar faces & familiar places. We will be blasting off our 2019 tour with out of this world acts we have created to show you and your family the very best of live entertainment.
Pontefract Farmer Copleys Farm
Today to Sun 2 Jun

More details - The River by Holmfirth Turn Again Theatre
The River is a bewitching new play from the writer of the international smash-hit Jerusalem and also The Ferryman...Jez Butterworth. Set in a remote cabin in the woods, a man takes his new girlfriend, to share an event, that happens only once a year. What occurs ’After Moonless Midnight?
Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth
Today and Sat 25 May

More details - 80's Night with Billy Ocean!
Following on from the success of Bananarama and Belinda Carlisle at 80’s Night in the last couple of years, the incredible Billy Ocean will be joining us in 2019. He’ll be performing a greatest hits set straight after the last race. Billy Ocean has sold over 30 million records to date.
Pontefract Racecourse, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract

More details - For the Love of Trees. Art Exhibition
An exhibition of oil paintings featuring trees and woodland by artist David Starley
The Bingley Gallery, 29B Park Rd., Bingley
Today to Mon 27 May, Thu 30 May to Sun 2 Jun, Fri 7 Jun to Sun 9 Jun

More details - Nostell - Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell
Explore how Chippendale helped create bespoke interiors and objects for his ambitious client Rowland Winn in the opulent state rooms. Immerse yourself in a world of fashion, luxury, innovation and the rollercoaster life of a top-end designer.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today to Sun 26 May, Wed 29 May to Fri 31 May

More details - Nostell - Health walk
Enjoy an hour’s walk around Nostell’s picturesque parkland. Get some exercise with a gentle stroll around the parkland led by an experienced ’walking for health’ walk leader.
Nostell, Doncaster Road, Nostell, near Wakefield,
Today, Thu 30 May, Fri 31 May

More details - Name that Tune Quiz at Yeadon Town Hall
Do you know your Cabaret from your Hamilton? This Wicked night of entertainment will see your musicals knowledge truly put to the test. Anything Goes at this quiz! With theatre impresario and musical fanatic Jamie Hudson at the piano, this is an unmissable event for any musical theatre fan.
High Street, Yeadon, Leeds

More details - Fifty Works by Fifty British Women Artists 1900–1950
An exhibition curated by Sacha Llewellyn. This exhibition highlights the creative work of women artists active in the first half of the 20th century. Despite the inequality of opportunity for women artists to train, exhibit and sell their work in the early 20th century, many produced powerful work.
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds
Today, Sat 25 May, Mon 27 May to Sat 1 Jun, Mon 3 Jun to Fri 7 Jun

More details - Fifth annual Babel Lecture
The fifth annual Babel Lecture will be given by Jessica Coon, the linguistic consultant on the Hollywood film Arrival. If aliens arrived, could we communicate with them? How would we do it? What are the tools that linguists use to decipher unknown languages? How different can human languages be from one another?
University Of Huddersfield Queensgate

More details - High on Harmony Show
Acoustic Music & Harmony Show with Jester B performing The Art of Simon, their fantastic tribute to Simon & Garfunkel, secondly The Haley Sisters performing songs from The Dixie Chicks, Emmylou Harris, The Everly Brothers, also their own fantastic self-penned songs.
Seven Arts Theatre, Chapel Allerton, LEEDS

Todmorden Carnival More details - Todmorden Carnival
Todmorden Carnival The Todmorden Carnival is taking place on Saturday 25th May 2019. The parade will starts at Sanworth Street at 12:30pm going along Halifax Road pass the Town Hall and onto Burnley Road finishing at North Lodge Centre Vale Park Todmorden. There is lots of Entertainment all day long.
Centre Vale Park Burnley Road Todmorden Lancashire West Yorkshire
Sat 25 May 19
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More details - Luddenden in Bloom Annual Plant Sale 2019
Once again you can help raise funds to keep the village blooming.This plant sales is held each year in the car park.
The Village Car Park, Luddenden Lane, Luddenden
Sat 25 May 19

More details - SNAKE DAVIS Classic Sax Solos
3 Wise Men Promotions is pleased to welcome back to the historic Queens Mill ace sax man Snake Davis. After his last sell out show at “the mill” he returns this time with his Classic Sax Solos Show.
Queens Mill Aire St, Castleford
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Vintage Antique Market
A eclectic mix of antiques, collectibles and vintage items at a small but perfectly formed fair at the hall on Saturday 25th May.
Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Moon Mission
Celebrate 50 years since humans first landed on the moon by seeing a NEW space show and take part in astronaut training in a human gyroscope.
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum Discovery Road
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Meet Peggy Thorpe
Meet Peggy in our back yard reconstruction and learn about her life as a miner’s wife in the 1940’s and the Bevin Boy who boarded with her.
National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Digital Dimensions
May – November Visit the NEW exhibition in Spark gallery for the latest digital activities for kids. Experience colourful motion tracking screens, touch-triggered shapes and games, and crack the code to reveal different digital effects.
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum Discovery Road
Sat 25 May to Sun 2 Jun, Tue 4 Jun to Sun 9 Jun, Tue 11 Jun to Sun 16 Jun, Tue 18 Jun to Sun 23 Jun, Tue 25 Jun to Sun 30 Jun, Tue 2 Jul to Sun 7 Jul, Tue 9 Jul to Sun 14 Jul, Tue 16 Jul to Tue 23 Jul

More details - Half Term Fun with Fairies, Unicorns & Superheroes
All over half term Swithens farm will be alive with Fairies, Unicorns & Superheroes. There will be a selection of mischievous Fairies, Unicorns & Superheroes dotted around the farm, can you find them all? Prizes await those that can.
Swithens Farm, Swithens Lane Rothwell
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Tudor riding skills horse shows
“Queen Elizabeth I” will be hosting special Tudor riding skills horse shows in our outdoor arena. Show times 12 noon 3 pm Tickets Adults: £5 Concessions: £3.
Royal Armouries
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Stormtroopers Invade The Broadway, Bradord
The Broadway, Bradford is encouraging shoppers to have their cameras ready as 31 Stormtrooper characters prepare to stomp through the Centre this Saturday (25 May). The Star Wars themed ‘Sentinel Squad’ including a seven foot tall Wookie, will invade The Broadway on Saturday from 10am – 5pm.
The Broadway, Hall Ings, Bradford
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Voodoo Room: Hendrix, Clapton & Cream
The musical genius of Hendrix, Clapton and Cream is celebrated and performed by Voodoo Room. Featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, this world class power trio pay tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Cream.
Yeadon Town Hall, High Street, Yeadon, LS197PP
Sat 25 May 19

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